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Rob Porter’s Ex-Wife Pens Op-Ed Against President Trump

Jennie Willoughby, the second ex-wife of former White House aide Rob Porter, has published an op-ed in Time that attacks President Donald Trump for his reaction to the accusations against he ex-husband.

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Chief Afghan War Auditor: Wasteful Spending and Fraud ‘Kills’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wasteful spending and fraud involving the billions in American taxpayer funds devoted to the nearly 16-year-old war in Afghanistan can be fatal, warned the chief of the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), a watchdog agency.

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Controversial EB-5 Visa Gets Extension

A controversial visa program, known as the EB-5, which allows wealthy foreign nationals to promise significant domestic investments in trade for Green Cards has been extended in the latest spending bill.

Twitter took its free-speech battle against the US government to court as it seeks to protect the identity of one of its account holders critical of the Trump administration

Twitter Begins Testing User Complaint Bot

Twitter has begun testing a rudimentary customer support bot, enabling the @support account to provide automated replies to user questions and complaints.

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Texas Dem Pushes Longer Response Time for Priority CPS Calls

A Democrat state representative in Texas has pre-filed a bill that would give Child Protective Services (CPS) a longer response window for both the highest priority and second highest priority cases after a report of abuse or neglect.

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Muslim Walks Free After Threatening To Behead UKIP Candidate

A Muslim businessman who threatened to behead a UKIP candidate has had his conviction quashed after the judge decided the threat was merely a “throw away, angry line”. The judge said Aftab Ahmed, 45, made the comments because of his

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Purple ‘Smurf’ Kitten Rescued from Abuse

A purple kitten named “Smurf” was rescued from apparently being used as a dog chew toy. It was ultimately delivered to a shelter in Redwood City, California, where the emaciated animal is recovering.

Assault, K9 Abuse Charges Against Federal Border Agents Dropped

Assault, K9 Abuse Charges Against Federal Border Agents Dropped

Charges of assault and animal abuse against two federal border agents were dropped in Sana Cruz County, Arizona, courts. A surveillance camera captured U.S. Border Patrol Agent Aldo Arteaga punching a juvenile detainee in the stomach in a Nogales Station holding cell on January 30, 2014. On February 15, 2014, a different surveillance camera recorded U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agent Edgard Garcia forcefully slamming a 7 year-old service dog onto the ground. Arteaga was charged with assault and Garcia was charged with animal abuse.

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HUD Allows Over-Income Tenants to Stay in Public Housing

A new report from the watchdog for the Department of Housing and Urban Development chastises the agency for allowing tenants earning far more than the maximum income for public housing to remain in the government subsidized housing.

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Gay Sexual Favors, Misconduct, Abuse Run Rampant in Theatre Industry

A recent New York Times report reveals the dirty underworld of the theatre industry, which, despite all its glory, behind the curtain could be described as nothing more than a cesspool of unheralded sexual advances, personal misconduct, and malfeasance at the hands of a faction of homosexual managers, who often prey on young gay men.

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Texas Bill: Crime to Coerce Woman To Abort and Child Abuse to Coerce Pregnant Minor

The “Coerced Abortion Prevention Act” filed by two Texas lawmakers would make it a crime for any person to coerce a pregnant woman to have an abortion. The bill would also mandate that a physician report to law enforcement — and, where applicable, Child Protective Services — anyone who coerces a woman or pregnant minor into an abortion. It would be considered child abuse if a parent, conservator, or guardian coerced a minor to have an abortion.

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Blue About Grey: Students Protest ’50 Shades’ on Opening Night

LOS ANGELES, California — On Friday night, a group of USC students stood outside of L.A. Live’s Regal Theatre wearing “Blue About Grey” T-shirts in hopes of providing a different perspective about the film that spectators, like much of America, were eagerly waiting to see.